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Man accused of murdering 10-month-old baby asks for change in his release conditions

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SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. -

The man accused of murdering the 10-month-old baby he was babysitting was back in court Friday asking for a change in his release conditions.

Josh Mobley, 29, has been out on bond in the months following the death of baby Caiden Henry. His parents posted his $250,000 bond.

Attorney's said Friday Mobley was asking to move his wife and four children into his parent's home after some financial issues. The judge granted the request, stating "five adults" would have "eyes" on Mobley ahead of his murder trial in September.

An attorney for baby Caiden's mother asked the judge to consider what she has to say at future proceedings. He told the court she wants her voice heard. He went on to say she does not feel it is appropriate that Mobley is able to be around children, even if they are his own, while he is out on bond.

Court documents show the Mobley's started taking care of Caiden while his mother worked in February of 2017. Caiden’s mother knew Joshua Mobley because she worked with his wife for the past two years. She thought they were a good family.

Docs show that on February 20, 2017, Caiden’s mother noticed weird bruises on his forehead, left cheek, and left ear and also that he had a broken blood vessel. When she asked about it, Mobley reportedly told her that Caiden got those bruises from hitting his head against the crib.

Then on Sunday, Mobley picked up Caiden and his mother, took his mother to work, and was supposed to babysit Caiden while she was working. Later that night, when Caiden was dropped off back home, something was off.

Caiden’s mother told officers that Mobley told her to leave Caiden alone and let him sleep – “as if Joshua Mobley did not want [Caiden’s mother] to touch Caiden whatsoever.”

Caiden never woke up. Court documents suggest that Mobley likely carried around Caiden’s body for hours, telling people that he was sleeping.

“She said his body felt cold,” Johnson says. “She said she kept trying to do these chest compressions to get him back breathing but all she felt was her breath going through.”

The autopsy showed Caiden had been beaten.

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